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Biden’s pick for US Treasury leaves door open to wealth tax hike | Business and Economy News

Janet Yellen also sees no immediate lifting of China tariffs, adds that polluters should pay for carbon emissions.Treasury Secretary-designate Janet Yellen said she...

Green prize: Elon Musk to give $100m for carbon capture solution | Climate Change News

Extracting carbon dioxide from the air is seen as an increasingly viable way of reducing a key driver of climate change.Elon Musk said...

QAnon in disarray as reality of Biden presidency settles | Donald Trump News

As adherents of the QAnon conspiracy theory face the reality of Joe Biden’s presidency – something they believed could never happen – the...

US Congress removes hurdle for Biden’s defence secretary pick | US & Canada News

The United States Congress is moving swiftly to approve President Joe Biden’s nominee for secretary of defense, retired Army General Lloyd Austin. The House...

Fauci says COVID infections might be plateauing in the US | Coronavirus pandemic News

Dr Anthony Fauci says new US administration is also seeking to increase production of coronavirus vaccines.The top US infectious disease expert has said...

Bitcoin bites: Cryptocurrency closes at three-week low | Coronavirus pandemic News

Bitcoin tumbles as much as 11.3 percent on Thursday, sliding below $31,000.Bitcoin closed in on the lowest in three weeks as the cryptocurrency’s...

Facebook sends decision to ban Trump to its new oversight board | Donald Trump News

Facebook suspended the accounts of former US President Donald Trump following the January 6 siege on the US Capitol by his supporters.Facebook Inc...

Biden: US COVID death toll ‘likely’ to top 500,000 next month | Coronavirus pandemic News

President Joe Biden has warned Americans that there are difficult days ahead regarding the coronavirus pandemic and predicted the US death toll will...

US sanctions under Trump: A legacy that could box in Biden? | US & Canada News

Former United States President Donald Trump’s administration unleashed a torrent of economic sanctions on individuals and entities during his single term in the...

Who’s who in the Biden administration | Joe Biden News

Joe Biden’s team will include Obama veterans, longtime aides and allies, as well as women and people of colour.The administration of newly sworn-in...
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Rural Colombian groups seek help from new US gov’t amid violence | FARC News

Bogota, Colombia – More than 100 Colombian human rights associations from remote Afro-Colombian and Indigenous communities have written to the new US administration...

China authorises coast guard to fire on foreign vessels if needed | South China Sea News

Legislation allows demolition of other countries’ structures built on Chinese-claimed reefs, board and inspect foreign vessels in waters Beijing claims.China has passed a law...

Columbian businessman wanted by US had Maduro-Iran letter | Crime News

A Colombian businessman was carrying a letter from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accrediting him to Iran’s supreme leader when he was arrested on...

Canada considering quarantining travellers in hotels | Coronavirus pandemic News

Canada already requires those entering the country to self-isolate for 14 days and to present a negative COVID-19 testPrime Minister Justin Trudeau warned...